Leicester City vs Aston Villa betting tips: Premier League preview, predictions & odds

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Leicester City vs Aston Villa betting tips

This article covers Leicester City vs Aston Villa betting tips and predictions.

Also included is a thorough Leicester City vs Aston Villa betting preview.

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Leicester City vs Aston Villa: Match details

Match: Leicester City vs Aston Villa

Competition: Premier League

Date: October 18, 2020

Kick-off time: 7:15 pm, October 18, 2020 (UK time)

Stadium: King Power Stadium

Leicester City vs Aston Villa: Special betting odds

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Betting prediction: Leicester City 2-2 Aston Villa

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Aston Villa’s 100% start to the season will be on the line when they travel to Leicester, where they conceded four goals in March.

Villa pulled off one of the biggest results in Premier League history last time out and will be absolutely full of confidence heading into Sunday’s game. That said, there will be a few tired legs in the Villa camp.

Leicester have only won one of their last four matches at home in all competitions.

Leicester City vs Aston Villa: What are the betting odds?

Leicester City vs Aston Villa – recent form and head to head statistics

Leicester City FC vs Aston Villa FC form
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Arsenal FC vs Leicester City FC - 0:1
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Leicester City FC vs FC Zorya Lugansk - 3:0
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Leicester City FC vs Aston Villa FC - 0:1
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Leicester City FC vs West Ham United FC - 0:3
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Manchester City FC vs Leicester City FC - 2:5
Latest match form, last 5 games:
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Aston Villa FC vs Leeds United - 0:3
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Leicester City FC vs Aston Villa FC - 0:1
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Aston Villa FC vs Liverpool FC - 7:2
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Aston Villa FC vs Stoke City - 0:1
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Fulham FC vs Aston Villa FC - 0:3
Last 5 games for Leicester City FC
October 25, 2020Premier League 20/21Arsenal FC0 - 1Leicester City FC
October 22, 2020UEFA Europa League 20/21Leicester City FC3 - 0FC Zorya Lugansk
October 18, 2020Premier League 20/21Leicester City FC0 - 1Aston Villa FC
October 4, 2020Premier League 20/21Leicester City FC0 - 3West Ham United FC
September 27, 2020Premier League 20/21Manchester City FC2 - 5Leicester City FC
Last 5 games for Aston Villa FC
October 23, 2020Premier League 20/21Aston Villa FC0 - 3Leeds United
October 18, 2020Premier League 20/21Leicester City FC0 - 1Aston Villa FC
October 4, 2020Premier League 20/21Aston Villa FC7 - 2Liverpool FC
October 1, 2020EFL Cup 20/21Aston Villa FC0 - 1Stoke City
September 28, 2020Premier League 20/21Fulham FC0 - 3Aston Villa FC
Leicester City FC vs Aston Villa FC Premier League 20/21 form
Leicester City FCAston Villa FC
6Matches played5
4Matches won4
55Goal attempts65
26Shots on goal24
11Shots off goal27
34Corner kicks28
54%Average ball possession45%
18Shots blocked14
16Cards given13
90Free kicks79
12Offsides9
10Goals by foot10
2Goals by head2
13Goals scored12
8Goals conceded5
0Shots on post1
Leicester City FC vs Aston Villa FC statistics for most recent head to head matches
Leicester City FCAston Villa FC
29Matches29
14Home Matches15
15Away Matches14
45Total Goals41
1.55Average Goals Scored1.41
10Wins9
9Losses10
10Draws10
Last 5 games & match results between Leicester City FC and Aston Villa FC
October 18, 2020Premier League 20/21Leicester City FC0 - 1Aston Villa FC
March 9, 2020Premier League 19/20Leicester City FC4 - 0Aston Villa FC
January 28, 2020EFL Cup 19/20Aston Villa FC2 - 1Leicester City FC
January 8, 2020EFL Cup 19/20Leicester City FC1 - 1Aston Villa FC
December 8, 2019Premier League 19/20Aston Villa FC1 - 4Leicester City FC

Leicester City vs Aston Villa: Recommended bets

Over 2.5 goals. Games involving Leicester have averaged 4.5 goals per match this season, while those involving Aston Villa have averaged 4.3 goals per match.

Leicester to win a penalty. Leicester have already won five penalties in the league this season. The Foxes also won a penalty when the two sides met in March.

Jamie Vardy to score. Vardy has scored five goals in five appearances against Villa.

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LEICESTER, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 01: Brendan Rodgers, Manager of Leicester City reacts after the Premier League match between Leicester City and Everton FC at The King Power Stadium on December 01, 2019 in Leicester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Leicester City vs Aston Villa: Match preview

Leicester host high-flying Aston Villa at the King Power Stadium on Sunday.

Aston Villa begin the weekend 2nd in the Premier League table. Along with Everton, the Villains are the only other side in the league to have won all of their opening matches – although they have played a game fewer than 16 other teams.

Having only narrowly survived last season, Villa look to be completely transformed this term.

Prior to the international break, Villa shocked the footballing world with an incredible 7-2 home victory over champions Liverpool. Dean Smith’s side took an early lead and were 4-1 up at half-time.

Summer signing Ollie Watkins scored a first-half hat-trick, while there were also goals for John McGinn, Ross Barkley and Jack Grealish (2).

Leicester also won their opening three matches of the season, scoring 3 against West Brom, 4 against Burnley and 5 against Manchester City.

Last time out, however, they were given a major reality check, losing 3-0 at home to West Ham. On any other weekend, a result like that would’ve been a major upset, but it barely registered in the news given Manchester United and Liverpool’s mammoth defeats.

Leicester were far from good enough against the Hammers and will need to quickly bounce back to their usual selves to avoid a similar result against Villa.

Leicester and Aston Villa have met 22 times in the Premier League. The Foxes’ Premier League record against Villa reads won 9, drawn 9, lost 4.

Last season’s corresponding fixture, played just before the start of lockdown, ended 4-0 in Leicester’s favour. Harvey Barnes and Jamie Vardy both scored braces. Leicester scored eight goals against Villa in the league last season.

The sides also met over two legs in the semi-final of last season’s Carabao Cup. The first leg at the King Power ended in a 1-1 draw, before Aston Villa won the second leg 2-1 at Villa Park to reach the final of the competition.

Villa’s last league win at the King Power Stadium was a 5-0 victory in 2004.

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Leicester City team news vs Aston Villa

Brendan Rodgers has a number of defensive injury concerns and could be without his first-choice centre-back pairing of Jonny Evans and Caglar Soyuncu.

Jonny Evans is an early doubt for Sunday’s game. Evans was substituted at half-time in Northern Ireland’s game against Norway and has reported back to Leicester with abdominal pain.

Soyuncu has an adductor strain and will spend a “number of weeks” on the sidelines. Daniel Amartey is also out injured with a hamstring injury. The number of defensive absentees mean that 19-year-old Wesley Fofana could make his Leicester debut.

Rodgers is confident that club captain Wes Morgan will be available, despite carrying a lower back problem. “We’re hoping, if he’s required, he’ll be available to play”, Rodgers said.

Likewise, Jamie Vardy is expected to start despite a “calf issue”.

Right-back Ricardo Pereira remains sidelined with a long-term knee injury, but Timothy Castagne and James Justin have both excelled in the full-back positions in recent months.

Cengiz Under could replace Ayoze Perez in the starting line-up.

James Maddison is still working his way back to full match fitness but is expected to start against Villa.

Demarai Gray faces a late test following illness, while Dennis Praet remains a doubt.

Wilfred Ndidi and Filip Benkovic are injured.

Aston Villa team news vs Leicester City

Dean Smith will be keen to field that same starting eleven that thrashed Liverpool.

While Aston Villa have no new injury concerns following the international break, there are a number of players who could be in need of a rest, particularly in midfield.

John McGinn played in all three of Ireland’s matches in the international break, while Doulas Luiz started both of Brazil’s World Cup qualifiers in South America.

One man who doesn’t need a rest is Jack Grealish, who was somewhat controversially left out of England’s match against Denmark.

Kortney Hause is carrying a knock and remains a doubt.

Wesley, Bjorn Engels, and Tom Heaton are all sidelined.

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Premier League table
#TeamMPDP
1Everton FC6513
2Liverpool FC6113
3Aston Villa FC5712
4Leicester City FC6512
5Tottenham Hotspur FC6811
6Leeds United6310
7Southampton FC6110
8Crystal Palace FC6-110
9Wolverhampton Wanderers FC6-210
10Chelsea FC649
11Arsenal FC619
12West Ham United FC648
13Manchester City FC508
14Newcastle United FC6-28
15Manchester United FC5-37
16Brighton & Hove Albion FC6-25
17West Bromwich Albion6-83
18Sheffield United FC6-61
19Burnley FC5-61
20Fulham FC6-91
Premier League 20/21
Topscorers
Disciplinary
Assists
PlayerTeamGoals
Son, Heung MinTottenham Hotspur FC8
Calvert-Lewin, DominicEverton FC7
Salah, MohamedLiverpool FC6
Vardy, JamieLeicester City FC6
Bamford, PatrickLeeds United6
Kane, HarryTottenham Hotspur FC5
Zaha, WilfriedCrystal Palace FC5
Ings, DannySouthampton FC4
Wilson, CallumNewcastle United FC4
Mane, SadioLiverpool FC4
Maupay, NealBrighton & Hove Albion FC4
Jimenez, RaulWolverhampton Wanderers FC4
Rodriguez, JamesEverton FC3
Grealish, JackAston Villa FC3
JorginhoChelsea FC3
Fernandes, BrunoManchester United FC3
Watkins, OllieAston Villa FC3
Antonio, MichailWest Ham United FC3
Lacazette, AlexandreArsenal FC3
Bowen, JarrodWest Ham United FC3

Leicester City vs Aston Villa betting tips: Premier League preview FAQs

What time is kick off between Leicester City vs Aston Villa?
18:15, Sunday 18 October 2020
How can I live stream Leicester City vs Aston Villa?
United States: FuboTV. Everywhere else: Bag a VPN!
What is the prediction for Leicester City vs Aston Villa?
Leicester 2-2 Aston Villa